Through the new use of new empirical evidence derived from analysing employment services, gender equality policies and flexicurity in Greece and Portugal, this book provides compelling new insights into how European Employment Strategy (EES) can influence the domestic employment policy of European Union member states.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2014|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Sotirios Zartaloudis is Lecturer in Politics at the Department of Politics, History and International Relations at Loughborough University, UK, where he has been since September 2013. Previously, he was Lecturer in International Politics at the Department of Politics, University of Manchester, UK. He holds a PhD in European Studies which he obtained from the London School of Economics.
Table of Contents1. Introduction 2. The European Employment Strategy and National Employment Policies 3. Theoretical Framework 4. Public Employment Service's Reform in Greece: Following the EU Money? 5. Reforming the Portuguese PES: Europeanization through Soft Law Empowerment? 6. Tracing the Europeanization of Greek Employment Policy (GEP) with Regard to Gender Equality Promotion: Following the ESF Money? 7. Gender Equality Promotion in Portuguese Employment Policy: Europeanization through Domestic Empowerment 8. Incorporating Flexicurity in Greek Employment Policy: from a Promising Start to a Melancholic End 9. Conclusions